Goodfellas (1990) Review

Goodfellas (1990) Review

‘Goodfellas’ at 30 – Martin Scorsese’s Mob epic starring Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci remains both one of his greatest achievements and one of the best films of a storied genre. Christopher Connor reviews.

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Whisky Galore! (1949) Review

Whisky Galore! (1949) Review

‘The Ladykillers’ director Alexander Mackendrick makes his directorial debut with cult Scottish film ‘Whisky Galore!’, a film about an island’s love for Whisky that doesn’t quite stand the test of time. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Review

Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Review

Eliza Hittman film ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’, succeeds at telling the tale of a teenage girl seeking abortion in the United States through empathy and authenticity. Pagan Carruthers reviews.

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The Battle of the Sexes (1960) Review

The Battle of the Sexes (1960) Review

Peter Sellers stars in Charles Crichton’s almost perfect 1960 comedy ‘The Battle of the Sexes’, set in Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh. Mark Cornachan reviews.

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Judy (2019) Review

Judy (2019) Review

“A biopic of the year”, Rupert Goold’s Judy Garland movie ‘Judy’, starring Renée Zellweger as icon of the stage and screen Judy Garland, is “simply spectacular”. Francesca Militello reviews.

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Love Wedding Repeat (2020) Review

Love Wedding Repeat (2020) Review

All-star Netflix film ‘Love Wedding Repeat’ (2020), starring the likes of Sam Claflin, Olivia Munn, Eleanor Tomlinson and Aisling Bea, is a rom-com with no rom and no com. Annice White reviews.

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Brassed Off (1996) Review

Brassed Off (1996) Review

A cultural phenomenon in the 1990s, Mark Herman’s ‘Brassed Off’ (1994) starring Pete Postlethwaite, Ewan McGregor and a range of recognisable British talent, is a remarkable piece of cinema. Joseph Wade reviews.

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My Summer of Love (2004) Review

My Summer of Love (2004) Review

The English language debut of auteur Pawel Pawlikowski, 2004’s ‘My Summer of Love’ starring a young Emily Blunt, “feels like a look back into the spring of a great career”. Joseph Wade reviews.

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The Selfish Giant (2013) Review

The Selfish Giant (2013) Review

An “amalgamation of ‘Oliver Twist’ and ‘Standy By Me'” that presents “an almost folkloric package” of childhood through poverty. Clio Barnard’s ‘The Selfish Giant’ (2013) reviewed by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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